Just Released: The 2024 State of the Arts Report - Your Blueprint for Arts Education Success

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Download the New State of the Arts Report

The pandemic hugely impacted arts organizations, forcing many to close. Of those that survived and thrived, many were CourseStorm customers. We dug into our data to find out why.

SOAR in 2024!

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We analyzed more than 1 million class registrations

Our new report, SOAR, not only shares what’s working for our customers, but also offers insights and strategies that can help any arts education program thrive.


SOAR offers data-backed answers to questions like: 

  • What are the best days to offer arts classes?
  • Which are more popular, daytime or evening classes?
  • What type of arts program thrived during the pandemic?
  • How far in advance do people register for kids’ classes during the school year vs. the summer?
  • Where should arts programs focus their digital marketing efforts?
  • What percentage of students are returning vs. new?
  • How do you reduce class cancellations?

SOAR also includes valuable insights about the economic and academic benefits of arts education to the greater community. Read the report and SOAR in 2024!

What Arts Leaders Are Saying

Garrison Art Center

“Before CourseStorm, we used to sometimes miss a registration that came in over the phone or in person. And so we’d cancel classes because we thought they were undersold and they really weren’t. Having registrations go through one well-designed system has been really helpful and allowed us to grow our education capacities.”

Kit Burke-Smith

Education Director, Garrison Art Center

Marin Shakespeare Company

“Some of our programs have been on hiatus since Covid, but the summer camps have been going strong for many years. Our summer camps are by far our most popular program.”

Elana Kepner

Education Director, Marin Shakespeare Company

Arts & culture consultant and author

"I love that the State of the Arts Report shares exclusive data from the top class registration software company. I got to see trends discovered from CourseStorm’s analysis of more than 1 million class registrations, and you’ll want to see them too."

Aubrey Bergauer

Author of Run It Like a Business: Strategies for Arts Organizations to Increase Audiences, Remain Relevant, and Multiply Money--Without Losing the Art